Go Back   Tech Support Forum > Security Center > General Computer Security

sending out spam emails to people on my contact list (Moved)

This is a discussion on sending out spam emails to people on my contact list (Moved) within the General Computer Security forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. Wonder if anyone can help me - my email account keeps sending out spam emails to people on my contact


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-26-2011, 02:27 PM   #1
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 1
OS: windows 7


Cry

Wonder if anyone can help me - my email account keeps sending out spam emails to people on my contact list - some of them quite embarrassing! Also my account seems to be sending out 'dating' type messages to people's email addresses I've never even heard of! Any idea how to stop this?!

__________________
averys2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-26-2011, 03:10 PM   #2
Team Manager, Articles
Analyst
Rangemaster, TSF Academy
 
Glaswegian's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Glasgow
Posts: 38,483
OS: Win XP Pro SP3 / Win 7 Pro

My System


Hi and welcome.

Sounds like you could have an infection.

If you think you may be infected then please start here and follow the instructions.

NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum

Do not post your logs back in this thread - follow the guidance in the above link!

If you have problems with any of the steps, simply move on to the next one and make a note of the problem in your reply.

Please note that the Security Forum is always busy, so I would ask for your patience while waiting for a reply - it may take a few days.

__________________
Iain - Defender of the Haggis and all things Scottish.
I don't help by PM - post in the Forums.



PC Safety & Security::PC running a bit slow?::Photographers Corner
Glaswegian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2011, 12:41 PM   #3
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Uk
Posts: 32
OS: win 7 64 home



same hear, had 3 returned emails today, seems to have sent click the link style emails. So was wondering if there was a script on my pc or they had my password. have changed my password.
__________________
Technodean is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Not sure what is going on...
I was recommended here through the following post in this forum: http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-updates-repeatedly-install-568442.html THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP! DDS.TXT Results: . DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
crazydiamond Inactive Malware Help Topics 22 05-28-2011 07:46 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is on
Smilies are on
[IMG] code is on
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Post a Question


» Site Navigation
 > FAQ
  > 10.0.0.2


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:11 PM.


Copyright 2001 - 2014, Tech Support Forum

Windows 7 - Windows XP - Windows Vista - Trojan Removal - Spyware Removal - Virus Removal - Networking - Security - Top Web Hosts